Punch Drill

Purpose To teach and reinforce the proper blocking technique when In pass protection. Set Up Have players get into groups of three, with each group grabbing two blocking shields. The two players

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Footfire Drill

Purpose To work on decelerating into cuts, footwork, and blocking in the run game. Set Up Have players pair off with teammates of similar strength and size. Each pair will need a

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Mirror Stalk Block

Purpose To teach players how to track and block defenders. Set Up Begin by putting four cones down, 5 yards apart with one pair 3 yards behind the other. One player will

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10 Yard Drive Drill

Purpose Offensive lineman learn that blocking is not just about hitting a player once and then letting them go.   It is about engaging, maintaining and driving that block out of

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First To The Flag Drill

Purpose This drill reinforces to offensive lineman that they need to fire out of their stance and get to their block fast. Set Up You can line up 5 offensive linemen at

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Tennis Ball Block Drill

Purpose Offensive linemen learn how to perform solid run blocking on linebackers, by learning to block according to the reaction of the linebacker. Set Up Offensive lineman and linebackers will do this

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Fire Out From The 30 Drill

Purpose This drill rewards the offensive linemen that fire out of their stance and drive their block for 10 yards.   Each player will begin to understand the importance of firing

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Defensive Line Drills

The Gap Blocking Drill

Drill Type:   Offensive Line Drill Purpose This drill focuses on reading and plugging up gaps before the ball carrier can get out into the linebacking core or secondary. Set Up Set up

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